The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 66 32
Rank change year-on-year +36 -34  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 58 41 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.37% 3.60% 7.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.58% 8.49% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 68
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 330 483 450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.93% 42.44% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 271 421 412
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Kent.

Salary trend for WCF in Kent

WCF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Kent over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Kent

WCF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +16 18 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Malling +4 14 £55,000 +10.00%
Dartford +7 10 £35,000 -17.64%
Folkestone - 3 £28,001 -
Maidstone - 3 £41,250 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £55,000 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCF.

1 83 (98.81%) C#
1 83 (98.81%) .NET
2 71 (84.52%) MVC
3 70 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 66 (78.57%) ASP.NET
5 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (67.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 56 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (63.10%) TDD
9 51 (60.71%) Web Application Development
10 50 (59.52%) Node.js
10 50 (59.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 49 (58.33%) RESTful
12 43 (51.19%) BDD
13 41 (48.81%) OO
13 41 (48.81%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (47.62%) NoSQL
14 40 (47.62%) Git (software)
14 40 (47.62%) Ruby
15 38 (45.24%) .NET Framework
16 37 (44.05%) Entity Framework
17 22 (26.19%) SDLC
18 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
18 20 (23.81%) HTML
19 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
19 19 (22.62%) SQL
19 19 (22.62%) Social Network
19 19 (22.62%) Code First Entity Framework
20 18 (21.43%) CSS
21 17 (20.24%) Microsoft

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Google Play
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) SMTP
2 1 (1.19%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 41 (48.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 40 (47.62%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.57%) Big Data
7 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.38%) MySQL
7 2 (2.38%) Redis
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 40 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.57%) Moq
3 3 (3.57%) NUnit
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.19%) gulp
5 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Games
3 4 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (91.67%) Developer
2 65 (77.38%) .NET Developer
3 17 (20.24%) C# Developer
4 15 (17.86%) .NET Software Developer
5 14 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Architect
9 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Digital Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) WPF Developer
11 3 (3.57%) C# WCF Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Junior
11 3 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.57%) WCF Developer
11 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (98.81%) .NET
2 66 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 57 (67.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 56 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 50 (59.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 50 (59.52%) Node.js
6 49 (58.33%) RESTful
7 38 (45.24%) .NET Framework
8 37 (44.05%) Entity Framework
9 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 20 (23.81%) HTML
10 19 (22.62%) Code First Entity Framework
11 18 (21.43%) CSS
12 16 (19.05%) WPF
13 11 (13.10%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (11.90%) REST
15 9 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (9.52%) Ninject
16 8 (9.52%) Web Services
17 7 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Social Network
2 4 (4.76%) iPhone
2 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) iPad
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (84.52%) MVC
2 61 (72.62%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (63.10%) TDD
4 51 (60.71%) Web Application Development
5 43 (51.19%) BDD
6 41 (48.81%) OO
7 22 (26.19%) SDLC
8 10 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (11.90%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (11.90%) MVVM
9 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.14%) CRM
11 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.76%) Web Development
13 3 (3.57%) Scrum
13 3 (3.57%) SOA
13 3 (3.57%) SOLID
13 3 (3.57%) System Testing
13 3 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (98.81%) C#
2 40 (47.62%) Ruby
3 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.62%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Google
4 3 (3.57%) Thunderhead
5 2 (2.38%) Apple
5 2 (2.38%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.19%) Facebook
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Telerik
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